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Eminem killing off Slim Shady' with new album

15/05/2024

Eminem killing off Slim Shady' with new albumEminem is announcing a new album, called The Death of Slim Shady' killing off his controversial, crazy pseudonym Slim. Here's more about this story.

by Francois Jansen

15-05-2024 21:21

in Culture

Iconic rapper Eminem commands the spotlight at Ford Field during the Detroit Lions playoff game. Image: Instagram via @eminem.videos

Eminem is reportedly killing off his character, Slim Shady, first introduced in The Marshall Mathers LP in 2000.

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However, fans aren't sure where he's taking the 2024 album just yet.

Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?' as the original song says.

The rumoured album is called The Death of Slim Shady and erases the pseudonymous crazy' character.

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Here's what we know about Eminem's rumoured new album and where the Slim Shady character started.

Eminem killing off Slim Shady' Eminem created Slim Shady' for The Marshall Mathers LP (2000).

The character appears in many of Eminem's songs, including The Real Slim Shady from the same album. Brain Damage, My Name Is, and I'm Back also mention Slim Shady's character.

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Some mentions have been controversial.

Eminem: Killing off Slim Shady' According to USA Today, a mock death notice announcing Slim Shady's death appeared in the Detroit Free Press.

It announces Eminem's future album, The Death of Slim Shady.

Slim Shady's fictional death closes the pseudonym's story.

Slim is mentioned in famous songs, including Stan, but also during songs like Brain Damage.

Fans have been waiting years for Eminem's rap return. However, killing Slim Shady is an unexpected move, even for him!

Are you excited to find out what happens next?

Regular contributors return for Slim Shady's curtain call.

About Eminem Eminem is one of the world's best-selling rap artists. He's created classics like Rap God and The Real Slim Shady, but also been drawn to controversy for his lyrics.

Remember that he also held the world record for the most words in a single rap song!

However, his alter-ego Slim Shady is just as famous.

The Death of Slim Shady ends the pseudonym. However, it's not necessarily Eminem's last studio album or performance.

What's your favourite song?

Eminem Beef with Die Antwoord Eminem is also referenced in Die Antwoord's song Everything is Perfect, referring to an earlier dispute between them.

He mentions their names in Untouchable, and they subsequently mentioned him back.

According to the lyrics, Ninja would still like to collaborate with him.

Eminem also had beef' with Machine Gun Kelly in the song Killshot.

[Watch] The Real Slim Shady You can watch the original music video for The Real Slim Shady below.

That's a great piano introduction!

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